Marichal Ibar Bio, Net Worth, Age, Ethnicity, Height

Marichal Ibar

Marichal Ibar: Biography in Details

Who is Marichal Ibar?

Marichal Ibar is a Mexican singer and actor who is better known as Kalimba.

His discography includes albums such as Aerosoul from 2004 and Mi Otro Yo from 2008.

Also, he has appeared in a number of films including Broken Sky(2006) and Heroes Verdaderos(2010).

Marichal Ibar – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Marichal was born on July 26, 1982. As of 2023, he is 39 years old. His full name is Kalimba Kadjaly Marichal Ibar. He was born to Afro-Cuban parents in Mexico City.

He and M’balia his sister, was given a traditional African name. Talking about his nationality, he holds a Mexican identity.

His parents, Pablo Marichal Ibar and Rosario Marichal Ibar, especially his father, were both musicians and actors.

Kalimba has one elder sibling named Mbalia Marichal.

He and his sister, M’balia Marichal, began acting on stage and in front of the camera at a young age. There is no information about his educational background.

Marichal Ibar – Professional Life, Careers

Kalimba began his career when he was three years old. He and his sister, M’balia Marichal, began acting on stage and in front of the camera.

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Kalimba has appeared in shows such as Chiquilladas and Chocolate Chispas (in which he shared credit with his sister and his father). Simultaneously, he starred in the telenovela Carrusel de las Américas.

Kalimba joined La Onda Vaselina in the Mexican pop ensemble OV7 in 1993 and appeared on the album La Banda Rock.

He returned to dubbing after quitting the group in 1996, with roles in films such as Disney’s The Lion King, where he sang as Simba for the song I Just Can’t Wait to Be King (Yo Quisiera Ya Ser El Rey), and James and the Giant Peach.

Other credits include Kit Cloudkicker’s voice in TaleSpin, Arnold’s voice in Hey Arnold!, Lucky’s voice in 101 Dalmatians: The Series, and the telenovela “Carrusel de las Américas.”

Marichal Ibar has also acted in films such as Héroes verdaderos (2010), Broken Sky (2006), and Chispas de chocolate (1986).

Studio Albums

  • Aerosoul(2004)
  • NegroKlaro(2006)
  • Mi Otro Yo(2008)
  • Amar Y Querer: Homenaje A Las Grandes Canciones (2009)
  • Homenaje A Las Grandes Canciones, Vol. II (2011)
  • Cena para Desayunar (2014)
  • Somos Muchos Y Venimos Todos (2019)

How much is the net worth and salary of Marichal Ibar?

Marichal has an estimated net worth of around $ 1.5 million as of 2023. Despite living a lavish lifestyle, he has kept his exact salary, income, and assets hidden until now.

Social Media

Kalimba has a verified Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook account. More than a 2.6million people follow him on Facebook. Similarly, he has over 555k followers on Instagram.

Also, he has a massive fan following on Twitter with 1 million followers.

Marichal Ibar – Rumors, Controversy

After an allegation that he raped a 17-year-old girl in a hotel room after a concert in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, on December 18, 2010, an arrest warrant was filed for Kalimba in Mexico in January 2011.

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While visiting the United States, Marichal Ibar was detained on immigration charges in El Paso, Texas on January 20, 2011, and turned over to PGR in Mexico.

Due to a lack of evidence, Marichal Ibar was released on January 27, 2011.

What are the body features of Marichal Ibar?

Marichal Ibar stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 5inches. Moreover, his other body measurements are unavailable to us at the moment.

He has Black eyes and Black colored curly hair.


  • Leo is his Zodiac sign.
  • In the Mexican overdub of Disney’s The Lion King, he performed the singing voice of Simba.
  • He is 39 years old as of 2023.

Marichal Ibar’s Birthday Dates

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2025 July Saturday
2026 July Sunday
2027 July Monday
2028 July Wednesday

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